Ted Cassidy

Theodore Crawford Cassidy (1932 - 1979)

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Theodore Crawford (Ted) Cassidy
Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to about ) [location unknown]
Father of [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 26 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 13 Nov 2018
16:28: Gil Davis edited the Biography for Ted Cassidy. [Thank Gil for this]
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American actor famous for his role as Lurch in the television series "The Addams Family"


  • "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VJVR-YHH : 28 November 2014), Theodore C Cassidy, Jun 1956; from "Florida, Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida; and Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research.
  • "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPYG-JQM : 15 May 2014), Margaret H Jesse and Theodore C Cassidy, Sep 1975; from "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Los Angeles, California, Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VS5M-5Y6 : 20 May 2014), Theodore Cassidy, Jan 1979; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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Ted Cassidy in costume as Lurch
Ted Cassidy in costume as Lurch


Ted is 25 degrees from George Bush, 28 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 24 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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